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Natasha1

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Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? Why?

All i do is all for nothing.

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Because because because...oh, never mind.

I know what all about the "for nought" state of mind. I'm a freaking Nihilist.

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On 8/5/2019 at 2:13 PM, JD4010 said:

Because because because...oh, never mind.

I know what all about the "for nought" state of mind. I'm a freaking Nihilist.

 To call yourself--not you JD, anybody--anything is often a bigger commitment than people realize.  Once you sign on as a nihilist or existentialist, nothing much more of dialogue or monologue need be said.  But of course, it always is.  In 1964  a band calling itself "The Fugs" as formed in NYC.  Their style and lyrics probably came closer than most to explicating the inexplicable.  From their debut album, perhaps their signature song (lyrics only here) needs to be heard to appreciate they monster swings they took to avoid making  contact with a song, or music.  These are the lyrics to "Nothing".  There was a band of five I think, and many of the tunes were held together by a heavy and repetitive back "stomp," clashing sounds, abrupt halts, and a guitarist obviously practicing to become a "lead" guitar as he goes.  (only a few unallowed words crossed or blacked out." 

 

" Monday, nothing
Tuesday, nothing
Wednesday and Thursday nothing
Friday, for a change
a little more nothing
Saturday once more nothing

Sunday nothing
Monday nothing
Tuesday and Wednesday nothing
Thursday, for a change
a little more nothing
Friday once more nothing

(As above in Yiddish believe, feel free to correct me)

Montik gornisht,
Dinstik Gornisht
Midwoch an Donnerstik gornisht
Fritik, far a noveneh gornisht pikveleh
Shabas nach a mool gornisht

Lunes nada
Martes nada
Miercoles y Jueves nada
Viernes, por cambia
un poco mas nada
Sabado otra vez nada

January nothing
February nothing
March and April nothing
May and June
a lot more nothing
July nothing

'29 nothing
'32 nothing
'39, '45 nothing
1965 a whole lot of nothing
1966 nothing

reading nothing
writing nothing
even arithmetic nothing
geography, philosophy, history, nothing
social anthropology a lot of nothing

oh, Village Voice nothing
New Yorker nothing
Sing Out and Folkways nothing
Harry Smith and Allen Ginsberg
nothing, nothing, nothing

poetry nothing
music nothing
painting and dancing nothing
The world's great books
a great set of nothing
Audy and Foudy nothing

fucking nothing
sucking nothing
flesh and sex nothing
Church and Times Square
all a lot of nothing
nothing, nothing, nothing

Stevenson nothing
Humphrey nothing
Averell Harriman nothing
John Stuart Mill nil, nil
Franklin Delano nothing

Karlos Marx nothing
Engels nothing
Bakunin and Kropotkin nothing
Leon Trotsky lots of nothing
Stalin less than nothing

nothing nothing nothing nothing
lots and lots of nothing
nothing nothing nothing nothing nothing
lots of it
nothing!
Not a God damn thing"

Just remember if you call yourself a nihilist, you're taking in a lot of territory.  Also, please let me know if any of the "whited" sections--only three--come up showing after posting.  I can check, but don't know if, being my post, I'll see it the same as everyone else.  Only three words and they weren't thrown in to sensationalize, but are necessary given the theme explored.

 

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